Thomas Davis Co October Client Alert 2021 MSI *|MC:SUBJECT|*

With vaccination rates in focus, we are seeing significant increases across the country and lockdown measures being rolled back as a result. We hope you are all doing well - please reach out to us if you have any questions, or if there is anything we can do to help. 

As a client of Thomas Davis & Co, you are able to receive updates from the MSI Australia, New Zealand and Fiji Alliance. Thomas Davis & Co is a part of this network of trusted professional services firms, expanding our capabilities across the whole globe. As a result, you receive the benefit of accessing this alliance.

Check out the latest content below from members of the MSI alliance, and some recaps of how we work together to help clients.

Thomas Davis & Co Update

New this month:
  • Additional financial support for child care providers
  • State and Territory Covid-19 support developments
  • Closing a business? Don't forget the GST registration
  • New stapled super changes coming for employers
  • MySuper performance test results and new super comparison tool 
Read the full summary here

On the Road: How to Treat Work-Related Travel and Living Away From Home Costs

By mckinley plowman. Investment stories of 2020 were volatile across many asset classes, with more modern asset classes such as cryptocurrency and NFT's being drawn into focus. Here's a great wrap-up with some of the most common investment vehicles.
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What is Happening with Interest Rates? 

By Morrows. With working from home being the dominant work modality for so many of us in the last financial year, the ATO has released new guidelines to understand the dealing of work travel and living away from home costs.

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Landmark case: Chakravarti v Advertiser Newspapers Ltd 

By Johnston Withers. Chakravarti v Advertiser Newspapers Ltd was a highly influential and long-running defamation case that member firm Johnston Withers Lawyers won in the 90's, and continues to be cited in deformation textbooks and cases. Check out the full story here!

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Some other recent blogs include:

Investment Review 2020-21 
Trust Distributions from a Discretionary Trust 
Getting Deductions for Clothing and Laundry Expenses Right 
Support Available from the Government for your Business 
Financial Support for Workers & Businesses in NSW & Victoria